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Friends of the NorWesters getting their message out at the Northern Leaders' Debate in Thunder Bay

Big Thunder Wind Park Contract Cancelled

THUNDER BAY – “The Big Thunder Wind Park near Thunder Bay had a Feed-in Tariff (FIT) contract. Through the Green Energy and Green Economy Act, the FIT Program was introduced in 2009 in Ontario to encourage and promote greater use of renewable energy sources”, stated Mary Bernard with the Ontario Power . More information on […]


Posted 25 July 2014 by in Featured
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Thunder Bay Highland Dancers make Thunder Bay Proud.

Thunder Bay Highland Dancers Success in Richmond BC

THUNDER BAY – The Thunder Bay Highland Dance Association are pleased to announce the success of local dancers at a National Highland Dance Competition. The Scot Dance Canada Championship Series 2014 was held July 2-6 in Richmond, BC. McKayla Gaudreau (Morgan’s School of Highland Dancing) won two overall trophies and Victoria Richard (Experience Dance) was […]


Posted 25 July 2014 by in Entertainment
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CBSA in Thunder Bay - Border Times will be Heavy this weekend.

More Travellers Go Through Pigeon River POE

THUNDER BAY – LEGAL – In June 2014, CBSA officers at the Pigeon River port of entry (POE) processed 56,885 travellers in 55,290 vehicles, representing a three-percent increase in travellers and a one-percent decrease in vehicles from June 2013. More than 1,969 international travellers entered by bus. Immigration highlights In June, officers at the Pigeon […]


Posted 25 July 2014 by in Featured
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Increase in Border Travellers at Fort Frances POE

Overall Border Numbers Fluxuating THUNDER BAY – LEGAL – In June 2014, CBSA officers at the Fort Frances port of entry (POE) processed 138,682 travellers in 66,729 vehicles, representing a two-percent increase in travellers and a one-percent decrease in vehicles from June 2013. More than 617 international travellers entered by bus. In June 2014, CBSA […]


Posted 25 July 2014 by in Featured
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Palm Sunday Vatican City

Vatican Weighs in on Gaza War

VATICAN CITY – RELIGION – Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, the Holy See permanent observer at the United Nations and other international organisations in Geneva, spoke at the 21st Special Session of the Human Rights Council dedicated to the question of human rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory including East Jerusalem, which took place on 23 July. […]


Posted 25 July 2014 by in Featured
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Friends of the NorWesters getting their message out at the Northern Leaders' Debate in Thunder Bay

Big Thunder Beta Windpark FIT Contract Terminated

THUNDER BAY – UPDATED – The Ontario Power Authority has terminated a FIT contract for the Big Thunder Wind Farm according to a document released by agency. Contract # F-000519-WIN-130-601 for the Big Thunder Beta Windpark; Which is part of the Big Thunder WindPark LP in the Municipality of Neebing for Wind (On-Shore) has been […]


Posted 25 July 2014 by in Business
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There are no confirmed cases of Giant Hogweed in Thunder Bay

No Confirmed Giant Hogweed in Thunder Bay

THUNDER BAY – Giant Hogweed. Heard of it? Recently the TBDHU report that they have received concerns of this plant being on private property. However, to date, there have been no confirmed sightings in our district. Giant Hogweed looks very similar to Cow Parsnip, hence the confusion. If you come across what you believe to […]


Posted 24 July 2014 by in Featured
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